A sampler synthesizer which sound sets can be changed. It is multi-timbral.
Available Sound Set Formats: Sound Font(sf2), Compressed Sound Font(sf3), Downloadable Sound(DLS)
Supports a part of common MIDI messages (GM, GS, XG, MPE).
Includes a MIDI File Player. It supports Standard MIDI Files and RIFF MIDI Files. It also supports multiple ports and loops.
You can customize sound sets with "Modifiers".
In default, a modifier which adds soft pedal function, and GS Custom Controller mod are being applied. You can select "Original" and disable GS Custom Controller if you want.
Supports Audio Unit v3 and Inter-App Audio. You can use this synth as a plugin for another app such as GarageBand, AUM, Cubasis, etc...
Supports Micro-tuning. Place AnaMark TUN files into Tuning folder.
You can use sound sets as long as the device memory allows.
The actual memory limit seems to be around the half of the hardware RAM.
You may be able to load sounds over the memory size if you turn on "Load On Demand".
You can play this app with external MIDI devices and Virtual MIDI apps.
URL Scheme: kqsampei://
Includes a sound set, "GeneralUser GS" by S. Christian Collins. I prepared a modifier for this set.
This app developer does not collect any user information other than what is collected by iOS/iPadOS.
Added Slow LPF function.
Now Expression and Modulation Wheel are saved.
Ratings and Reviews
Great companion app to the MIDIREC app
The Ryouta Kira MIDI music apps are great. We use them on our iPhones, iPads, and iPad Pros. We would also love to be able to buy them for our Apple-silicon Macs.
The apps are highly recommended to music contacts and sound system integration clients. They have also enabled a variety of church music that was difficult to provide in the past with excessively complex music production software.
For KQ Sampei app, we would like full persistence in settings between app uses. Currently, when the app is shut down or running in the background, the user interface shows that all settings for pan, expression, chorus, and V.Delay have been reset.
Some day a merging of the music curation features of MIDIREC, and app keyboard that provides MIDI-Out from the app with the existing KQ Sampei would also be greatly appreciated.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for the five-star rating.
I don't have an Apple-silicon Mac, so support for Mac has not yet been determined.
And KQ Sampei can avoid from resetting.
Resetting occurs when starting playing MIDI files. Not when re-opening the app.
And your MIDI files might include some parameter changes and reset signals.
To keep your parameters, use filter function.
Open MIDI > Filter and turn off Rx Sampei Reset, GM1 System On, GM2 System On, GS Reset and XG System On. You may also want to turn off Rx Continuous Controller or NRPN (GS), Panpot, Expression, and so on.
Expression is not a persistent parameter. Use volume instead.
This app is phenomenal. Very efficient way to get your “Kontakt” on in ipad land. Very stable launch version so far. Highly recommend this app if you love big sounds and exploring new ways to blend them. Bravo!
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- Ryouta Kira
- 15.8 MB
- Requires iOS 12.4 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.4 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.4 or later.
- Age Rating
- © 2022 KIRA Ryouta
Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.